Tag Archives: arena

Halo 5: Guardians to add new Holiday Social playlist

By : Rhys Weir | Tue, Dec 15, 2015

Social playlists are set to arrive in Halo 5: Guardians later this week with the Cartographers Gift content update which will also bring Forge, Arena Seasons, three new Arena maps and a brand new Warzone map. 343 Industries recently confirmed that when the content update releases this week, there would be two social playlists available – one...

A Look at Halo 5: Guardians Forge Mode

By : Rhys Weir | Fri, Dec 11, 2015

Halo 5’s Forge is currently set to release later this month alongside the Cartographer’s Gift content update. Compared to previous iterations of Forge, Halo 5’s is the biggest overhaul to date allowing for more items on the map, different time of day, scripting, coloured items and so much more. Gamespot recently got some hands-on time...

Halo 5: Guardians – Cartographers Gift Content Revealed

By : Rhys Weir | Wed, Dec 9, 2015

Cartographers Gift is the next monthly content update drop to arrive to Halo 5: Guardians. Set to arrive later this month, the update will bring an updated Forge mode, four new maps, two new armor sets and a lot more. Ahead of its release, 343 Industries has released an image showcasing all the new REQ content that will be coming with Cartographers...

A Look at Halo 5: Guardians – Battle of Shadow and Light Content Drop

By : Rhys Weir | Thu, Nov 12, 2015

Next week, Halo 5: Guardians will receive its first content drop which will bring new Warzone power weapons, new weapon skins, new emblems and of course – Big Team Battle. Big Team Battle Returns After a short absence at launch, Halo 5: Big Team Battle makes its return in Halo 5: Guardians across four different Forge maps: Deadlock Deadlock...

Halo 5: Guardians Ban Information Revealed

By : Rhys Weir | Mon, Oct 19, 2015

In previous Halo titles, players would receive temporary bans for betrayals and quitting games, amongst other misconduct,  and permanent bans were reserved for those who cheated excessively in multiplayer. This time around with Halo 5: Guardians, 343 Industries is changing the mold and will be more strict against players who join into games to ruin...

Halo 5 Launch Playlists Announced (Arena and Warzone Multiplayer)

By : Rhys Weir | Tue, Oct 13, 2015

UPDATE: After a clarification tweet from Quinn DelHoyo, we have updated our article to hopefully include the correct playlist information. The formatting on IGN’s website was extremely difficult to understand. We apologize for anyone who read this article within the past hour. ORIGINAL: With two weeks to go until Halo 5: Guardians is in the hands...

Halo 5: Guardians Campaign will feature 15 missions

By : Rhys Weir | Wed, Oct 7, 2015

With the announcement of Halo 5: Guardians going gold today, Josh Holmes has revealed an infographic showing off the day one content for the game and one area confirms that on October 27th, the Halo 5: Guardians story will feature 15 playable missions. This is the first time since Halo 2 that a Halo title has exceeded ten playable missions within the...

Halo 5: Guardians will launch with no Big Team Battle maps

By : Rhys Weir | Sat, Aug 15, 2015

While we’ve known for a while now that Halo 5: Guardians won’t launch with a Big Team Battle playlist, many players assumed that the game would still ship with the Big Team Battle maps and they’d be available in custom games. A tweet from Josh Holmes – Studio Head for Halo 5: Guardians at 343 Industries confirms that all Big...

Halo 5: Guardians Map Count Details

By : Rhys Weir | Fri, Aug 7, 2015

For a while now, we’ve known that Halo 5: Guardians will launch with a total of 20 maps across both Arena and Warzone with an additional 15 maps arriving between October and June 2016 as free DLC. During the Halo 5: Guardians gamescom Invitational, Josh Holmes was answering community questions and talked about map count and the split between...